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Job listing closed on 1 Oct 2023
13 Sept 2023

Account Executive, Season Tickets

🇺🇸 San Jose, CA, USA
Full Time
1+ year exp.
US$40,000 – US$45,000 per year

San Jose Earthquakes – Account Executive, Season Tickets

About the San Jose Earthquakes:

The San Jose Earthquakes have a mission to establish our home as the epicenter of American soccer by uniting Northern California with big dreams, big hustle, and big impact. We are seeking a new, ambitious Account Executive, Season Tickets who is resilient and a motivated self-starter.

About the Position:

The San Jose Earthquakes are looking for a competitive individual to become our Account Executive, Season Tickets who can provide first-class customer service in all aspects of the job. We are looking for someone who possesses strong communication skills and can build strong relationships in the San Jose community. This person will report to the Manager, Season Tickets.

Who You Are:

We are looking for people that want to hustle big.

  • Hustle: Having the desire to authentically connect people, willing to always show up for our fans, and having an innate pride in their work
  • Big: Devoted to quality in execution, don’t be afraid to swing big, and owning the result

Successful Candidates:

Successful candidates for this position are highly motivated professionals and are optimistic, thrive in team environments, and possess a genuine desire to foster a career in the sports business. They have a growth-mindset, a desire to learn, and are goal-oriented.

Job Competencies include:

  • Accountable
  • Coachable
  • Competitive
  • Self-starter
  • Resilient
  • Team-oriented
  • Thorough


  • Generate season and group ticket revenue via outbound calls, emails, out of office meetings, virtual meetings, and stadium tours.
  • Participate in on-going training activities with management and colleagues.
  • Represent and promote the San Jose Earthquakes in a fun and professional manner throughout the year Earthquakes and community events, viewing parties, player meet and greets, sports tournaments, festivals, and more.
  • Build relationships with important communities within San Jose including, but not limited to, Mexican, Portuguese, Vietnamese, and college students.


  • Required Bachelor’s degree with academic success.
  • One or more years of sales experience, preferably in professional sports.
  • Self-motivated and self-starter mindset.
  • Positive attitude and strong work ethic.
  • Required and able to work non-traditional hours including nights and weekends.
  • Ability to work well within a team environment.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Passion for and knowledge of MLS and the San Jose Earthquakes.
  • Spanish speaking is a plus.

Salary: $40,000 - $45,000 base + commissions

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.